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Difficult to respond to Notifications

Post by J1598 » 01 Jul 2018, 17:03

I really love this site for all it has to offer. However, as a newbie it is a maze of challenges to navigate through to figure out simple things. For example, why am I not allowed to respond back to Gali who offered to assist me? When I tried to respond a message popped up telling me I am not authorized. This is a little confusing, and I am revisiting the guidelines to try and figure this one out. Meanwhile I can't respond to Gali to get the help I need. Is there a simpler way to respond to email notifications, or better yet, can notifications just come to my personal email to allow me access to reply? I feel like I am missing something, and I am spending lots of personal time trying to sift through the guidelines to do something to help answer my own questions, but so far the guidelines is pretty much an instructional guide for "Your reviews, how to review, what comes next after reviewing, and how to gain points." That is all very helpful but I would like to specifically know how to respond to Gali as I am cultured in the old-school way where you click on a "reply" button. Are we to respond here, through the "Public Suggestion Box?" It feels a little awkward so this can't be the place. Ugh! Help! My actions are being delayed, meanwhile I will keep trying :eusa-think:

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Post by gali » 01 Jul 2018, 22:46

J1598 wrote:
01 Jul 2018, 17:03
I really love this site for all it has to offer. However, as a newbie it is a maze of challenges to navigate through to figure out simple things. For example, why am I not allowed to respond back to Gali who offered to assist me? When I tried to respond a message popped up telling me I am not authorized. This is a little confusing, and I am revisiting the guidelines to try and figure this one out. Meanwhile I can't respond to Gali to get the help I need. Is there a simpler way to respond to email notifications, or better yet, can notifications just come to my personal email to allow me access to reply? I feel like I am missing something, and I am spending lots of personal time trying to sift through the guidelines to do something to help answer my own questions, but so far the guidelines is pretty much an instructional guide for "Your reviews, how to review, what comes next after reviewing, and how to gain points." That is all very helpful but I would like to specifically know how to respond to Gali as I am cultured in the old-school way where you click on a "reply" button. Are we to respond here, through the "Public Suggestion Box?" It feels a little awkward so this can't be the place. Ugh! Help! My actions are being delayed, meanwhile I will keep trying :eusa-think:
New members can't send PMs. The following thread explains about that: Strict Anti-Spam Rules. :tiphat:
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